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Emerson event displays Native American diversity and resiliency

Emerson event displays Native American diversity and resiliency

Audrey Cooney, news correspondent

November 28, 2018


Filed under City

Centuries after the first Europeans began colonizing what would become the United States, Native Americans, including the Wampanoag, the first tribe to have contact with the Pilgrims,  continue to pass down their own customs and battle for the right to maintain their own institutions. On Nov. 16...

Column: Retire outdated, racist mascots

Column: Retire outdated, racist mascots

April 19, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Bailey Knecht, sports columnist I’m a big fan of unique mascots and team names—the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, Trinity Christian College Trolls and Colby College Mules, in particular. That’s why I’m dumbfounded that, with such a plethora of options, so many organizations still—use some variation of a Nativ...

Editorial: Stand with Native Americans on Dakota Access Pipeline

Editorial: Stand with Native Americans on Dakota Access Pipeline

September 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A federal judge temporarily halted construction Tuesday on some, but not all, of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline slated to pass through North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. The Dakota Access Pipeline has been met with resistance by Native American tribes who say they will be affected by the pipeline...

Column: Goodbye Columbus Day

Column: Goodbye Columbus Day

October 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion

By Molly Tankersley While many cities around the country observed Columbus Day last Monday, Seattle  celebrated the unanimous decision to instate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in its place. Anyone who experienced third grade U...

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